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Old 01-21-2007, 12:06 AM   #1
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Cool Rally racing

ok so im pretty new to rally racing but i wanna get into it. any suggestions on sites to get rally parts?


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Old 01-21-2007, 11:50 PM   #2
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Well your going to probaly need a different front bumper. The SVT's is pretty low. You'd end up ripping it off. And a Limited Slip Differential would probaly help alot with traction. Also, stiffer shocks and engine mounts.
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Old 01-30-2007, 12:10 AM   #3
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buy a different car for rally. a cheap all wheel or rear. you'll have more fun and cry less when you crash. not if.. when.
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If he is doing AutoX the only thing hes ganna hit is a cone. And the Focus has great handling and is right at home in the twistys. AWD isnt ganna help much, its ganna suck more power thats for sure. and a good awd car that has power = $$$
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If he is doing AutoX the only thing hes ganna hit is a cone. And the Focus has great handling and is right at home in the twistys. AWD isnt ganna help much, its ganna suck more power thats for sure. and a good awd car that has power = $$$
Riiiiiight..... he said rally. not Autox. have you driven a focus flat out on a gravel road? Not that fun imo. however a rear wheel drive car that you can fishtail and powerslide around hairpins etc is good fun and an awd car just glues to the gravel as long as you keep your foot in it. just my opinion having driven all.
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Riiiiiight..... he said rally. not Autox. have you driven a focus flat out on a gravel road? Not that fun imo. however a rear wheel drive car that you can fishtail and powerslide around hairpins etc is good fun and an awd car just glues to the gravel as long as you keep your foot in it. just my opinion having driven all.
Actually front drive car do quite well in rally racing. Rally racing was pretty much the inspiration for the focus chassis. I would say pick up an old GTi and go have some fun.
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Nasa started a focus spec rally class you can find all the information at the following website.

http://rallyspecfocus.com/

My friend also owns a Group A ford escort cosworth rally car... Lemme know if you have any questions needless to say the sport is expensive however it is achieveable. There are different classes for rally cars so look into that and all wheel drive makes a difference however front wheel and rear wheel drive classes are equally as fun and affordable.
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Depends on what level rallying you want to do. RallyX? ProRally?

First, pick what class you want to compete in. Then from there, you can identify what modifications you are allowed.

As for parts, I would look into Hot-Bits for a coilover suspension with external resevoirs, and a Kaaz clutch-based LSD.
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